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Core knowledge, skills, and competencies for afterschool and youth development professionals


The CKSCs outline what professionals who work with and on behalf of youth need to know, show, and grow to positively impact young people and the field. The CKSCs is a framework that describes the dispositions, knowledge, skills, and competencies individuals need to provide high-quality OST programming, support the learning and development of children and youth, and advance equity, particularly for those who have been historically excluded. (author abstract)

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